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Detox Soup Recipe

Our Detox Soup Recipe is the perfect way to jump-start your healthy after an indulgent weekend. We simmer chicken bones with tons of veggies, garlic, ginger, and lemongrass until the water turns into a deep, rich broth. Serve the broth with leeks, spinach and any of your other favorite veggies.

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword detox soup, detox broth, vegetable soup
Prep Time 0 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings 4 bowls of soup
Calories 56 kcal
Author Nicole


  • 1 large leek
  • 1 chicken carcass
  • 2 large carrots, peeled
  • 2 stalks lemongrass
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 3-inch piece ginger
  • 1 large onion, quartered
  • 4 large garlic cloves, smashed
  • 10 cups water
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt, divided plus more to taste
  • 3 cups packed spinach (about 5 oz)


  1. Slice the fiberous top half of the leek off. Slice the bottom half.

  2. Add top fiberous part of the leek, chicken carcass, carrots, lemongrass, celery stalk, ginger, onion, and garlic to a large pot. Pour water on top. Add in salt. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cover and simmer for 90 minutes to two hours until the chicken and veggies have flavored the water.

  3. Use a slotted spoon to remove everything from the broth. Discard.

  4. Add the leeks. Cook for 1-2 minutes until they start to softed. Add the spianch. Stir and simmer until the spianch has wilted and leeks are cooked. Season with extra salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts
Detox Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 bowl)
Calories 56 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 951mg41%
Potassium 390mg11%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 8495IU170%
Vitamin C 14mg17%
Calcium 79mg8%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.